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Deltec Masking Tape Review

Deltec Masking Tape Review

Deltec Masking Tape Review By Ross RattHello! Here’s a little review I’ve done for the Deltec masking tape.  Supplied by the lovely folks at http://www.Deltctape.com Ok so out of the box it’s lovely looking stuff. This is Washi rice paper instead of standard crepe...

DELTEC PRECISION MASKING TAPE

DELTEC PRECISION MASKING TAPE

DELTEC PRECISION MASKING TAPE By Rachel Bates These have been a firm favourite of ours for the last year. We regularly use the purple to create our 'perfect' crisp lines between skirting and walls. We have used the 'Red' previously on an external job where we were...

Gyproc Ready Mixed Easifiller Review

Gyproc Ready Mixed Easifiller Review

Gyproc Ready Mixed Easifiller Review By Adam Featherstone Thanks to Gyproc for asking to review the new range of ready mixed fillers, the Easifiller, Easifiller finish and lightweight filler, theses 3 fillers are the type of filler I use and I believe many would find...

Crown Trade Satinwood (White) Review

Crown Trade Satinwood (White) Review By Mike Cupit This is Crown’s premium trade satinwood. Available in 1, 2.5 or 5-liter tins from any Crown Trade Centre, as well as plenty of other Stuckists around Britain. Pros Self-undercoating Great adhesion Amazing opacity Easy...

Zinsser allcoat (solvent based) review

Zinsser allcoat (solvent based) review Verdict The absolute holy grail of all in one paints that does everything you will need it to do, an adhesion primer/stain block with all the benefits of oil an water based combined… A paint that is a must have to have in stock....

Toupret ready mixed filler review

Toupret ready mixed filler review A good ready mixed filler that doesn’t need priming before top coating, but really needs overnight drying for anything 2mm and above. So if you got the time to wait, this is what you need. Pro’s Doesn’t flash so no need for priming...

Tikkurila Anti-Reflex 2 Review Mike Cupit

Tikkurila Anti-Reflex 2 Review Mike Cupit Tikkurila ant-reflex is a very dull white contract matt emulsion. Used mostly on ceilings, it is ideal for areas with a lot of natural light Pros Can be used as a mist coat and top coat Durable Cheap Hides imperfections Cons...

Tikkurila Helmi 30 Review – Waterbased Satin

Tikkurila Helmi 30 Review Mike Cupit – Waterbased Satin  Helmi 30 is a waterbased satinwood which is manufactured and sold by Tikkurila. I’m going to talk about how it compares to some of the other products on the market. Pros Fully waterbased system (not a hybrid)...

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